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After delay, NECAP Science scores on the way

After delay, NECAP Science scores on the way

Education officials have reportedly completed their review of a series of standardized assessments that yielded scores lower than Barrington school officials had anticipated. In September, Barrington officials received results from the recent round of NECAP Science assessments and grew concerned about the scores. Local administrators said the scores were lower than they had anticipated, and

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Barrington’s Booster Board covers up

  There is something new about the Booster Board that greets motorists as they roll into Barrington on Route 114 South, but it’s a little difficult to see. The new addition to the board is a glass and aluminum shield that covers the letters and protects the messages from vandals and thieves. Having grown tired


Most Barrington shops, restaurants pass alcohol compliance test

A 19 year-old “decoy” helped the Barrington Police Department conduct a series of alcohol compliance checks late last month, and was served alcohol at two of the establishments checked. Barrington Police Chief John LaCross said the decoy, who turned 19 in November, stopped by nine local businesses on Nov. 25, including restaurants, semi-private clubs and

Barrington's Chris and Anika Denise are helping coordinate Bake It Forward Barrington this month.

Barrington author aims to ‘Bake It Forward’

  Barrington’s Anika Denise is teaming up with Heartworks of Rhode Island to spread cheer this holiday season. Ms. Denise is calling on residents to donate baked goods to be distributed to local families, community centers, shelters, nursing homes, and fire and police stations. She is coordinating the effort with Heartworks, a non-profit Acts of Kindness

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Photos with Santa are ready for viewing

Saturday brought a cold and rainy day to the East Bay but it also brought a very special visit. Santa and Mrs. Claus dropped by the Audubon Educational Center in Bristol to take some pictures, share some smiles and hear a few Christmas lists. The 16th annual Photos with Santa brought out more than 300 area families


Gnomes playing in Barrington

Come to Saturday’s Local Brew Coffeehouse to hear The Gnomes play an eclectic blend of world folk fusion music — Celtic, Scandinavian, Russian, Eastern European, Caribbean, klezmer, Native American and originals. They combine their varied and extensive musical backgrounds into arrangements that have been described as “exotic, fresh, and unique.” Bay Spring Folk will open for